Category Archives: Woman’s Society News

Woman’s Society Dinner, September 17. 2018

The Woman’s Society met for dinner on Monday, September 17 at the Thai’s Cuisine Restaurant in Topsham with fifteen Friends attending. The only business conducted was fellowship and enjoyment of good food with good friends. Appreciation goes out to Theresa … Continue reading

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Woman’s Society Eat-Out, September 17, 6pm

The Annual Eat-Out of Durham’s Woman’s Society is this coming Monday, September 17 at 6 p.m.  We will be meeting at the Thai’s Cuisine Restaurant at 6 1st Street, Topsham.  It is located behind the Topsham Town Office; 1st Street turns off … Continue reading

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Woman’s Society Report, June 18, 2018

By Katherine Langelier Woman’s Society met on Monday, June 18 at the home of Dorothy and Ed. After the lovely tea hosted by Dorothy H. and Martha, we began meeting shortly after 6 with discussion of a baby quilt and … Continue reading

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Woman’s Society Report, March 19, 2018

Woman’s Society Report March 19, 2018 By Angie Reed, Secretary Six women met the evening of March 19 at Theresa Oleksiw’s home. Theresa presented the program and devotions on our need to be stewards of the environment, In business, the … Continue reading

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Silent Auction in April: Come Join the Fun

Silent Auction By Angie Reed Please join Woman’s Society for this fund raiser. Bring your gently used items, jewelry, household items, children’s games, and other items that someone may want to bid on. Items can be brought to the Meetinghouse … Continue reading

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Tedford Meal Teams Looking for New Members

By Angie Reed As many of you know, members of Woman’s Society, along with our community and Meeting friends, provide a homemade meal for the Tedford Shelter in Brunswick the first Monday of every month. This is an adult homeless … Continue reading

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Woman’s Society Report for February 19, 2018

By Angie Reed Eleven women attended this month’s meeting at Clarabel Marstaller’s new place at McLellan House. The card ministry was completed, and we enjoyed a program from the Blue Print book. This month’s program was a reprint of a … Continue reading

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Women’s Society meeting

Seventeen women gathered at Helen Clarkson’s home in Freeport on Monday July 18 to share devotions, progress through business and to hear of struggles and joys. Two were visitors from Kenya – Margaret Namiloye Musalia, pastor and Agneta Injairu-Malara, student … Continue reading

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Durham Friends Woman’s Society May 16, 2016

The Woman’s Society met at the home of Nancy Marstaller with 9 present. Margaret Wentworth led the devotions and program from “Blueprints.” The author spoke of how during a family health crisis she learned to remember God’s presence in her … Continue reading

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Woman’s Society Meeting June 2016

Durham Friends Woman’s Society met at the home of Dorothy Hinshaw on June 20, 2016, with ten women in attendance for the meeting and the high tea which preceded the meeting. Angie Reed was not at the meeting so Katherine … Continue reading

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Woman’s Society Meeting June 16, 2014

By Patti-Ann Douglas Fourteen women met at the home of Dorothy and Ed Hinshaw in Sumner. The women were served a lovely “High Tea” by Ed and grandson Chris that included delicious sandwiches, fruit and sweets. Sally Skillman presented devotions … Continue reading

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Woman’s Society Festive December Meeting

By Angie Reed Woman’s Society met Dec. 16 at Angie Reed’s home. Twelve women attended. The Program and Devotions were offered by Daphne Clement from the Blueprint program written by Martha Hinshaw Sheldon, “Courage Takes Many Forms.” We all chose … Continue reading

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Recipe for Caramel-apple Pudding

This recipe comes from Margaret Wentworth. She hosted the November Woman’s Society meeting at her apartment and served this creation. There were many requests for her to share the recipe. Caramel-apple Pudding Dough: 1 ¼ C brown sugar 1/3 C … Continue reading

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Durham Friends Woman’s Society Meeting

November 18, 2013 By Angie Reed Twelve women met at Margaret Wentworth’s apartment for our monthly meeting. Jo-an Jacobus offered the devotions and program from this year’s Blueprints. It was titled “Listening for the Voice of God” and was written … Continue reading

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Christmas Gift Bags

By Angie Reed Please bring in notepads, pens, pencils, calendars, hygiene items, various small gift items and candies to help the Woman’s Society fill its Christmas Gift Bags. This will help continue the tradition of providing a package stuffed with … Continue reading

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Mitten Tree

By Angie Reed Please bring in any homemade or purchased mittens, hats and scarves and pin them to the Christmas Tree Banner in the vestry of the Meetinghouse. After the Woman’s Society’s December meeting the gathered items will be donated … Continue reading

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Woman’s Society May 21 Meeting Report

By Angie Reed Ten women met on May 21, 2012, at Nancy Marstaller’s house for this month’s meeting. The Devotions and Program were presented by Angie Reed. This month’s topic was “Waiting for God’s Leading.” A report was given on … Continue reading

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Woman’s Society Meeting June 18, 2012

By Angie Reed Fourteen women met at Linda Muller’s home for this month’s meeting. Devotions and the program were led by Jo-an Jacobus, who read Psalm 47 and presented a program on “Stillness in the 21st Century.” She discussed how … Continue reading

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Woman’s Society April Meeting Notes

By Nancy Marstaller Fourteen women met at Muriel and Karen Marston’s. Their recent work on the house makes the place just glow. Margaret Wentworth led the program and devotions on the theme “God Speaks Through Others.” The author of the … Continue reading

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Reminder: We need Plants for the Woman’s Society Yard Sale!

We have a loyal following at our plant sale section, so please, if you are dividing/growing plants and have extra, consider donating them to the yard sale. We have pots available in the entryway and the horse shed and could … Continue reading

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Woman’s Society March 19 Meeting

By Angie Reed On March 19, 17 women and one young woman met at the Meeting House for this month’s meeting. Kitsie Hildebrandt opened the meeting, asking for Devotions to begin. Devotions were given by Dotty DeLoach, who led us … Continue reading

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Plants for the Woman’s Society Yard Sale

Wow, what an early spring we are having! If you are dividing/growing plants and have extra, please consider donating them to the yard sale. We have pots available in the horse-shed. This year’s sale will be on Saturday, May 26, … Continue reading

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Spring Gathering of New England USFW

By Dorothy Grannell, of Portland Meeting and USFW-NE The Spring Gathering of United Society of Friends Women – New England is being held at Durham Friends Meetinghouse on Saturday, May 12. The schedule is:  10 a.m. Welcome  10:15 … Continue reading

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Yard Sale!

By Angie Reed The Woman’s Society annual yard sale is right around the corner. The date this year is Saturday, May 26. As usual, it runs from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. It is a major event in the calendar … Continue reading

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Woman’s Society July 18, 2011

By Nancy Marstaller We met on a perfect summer evening at Helen Clarkson’s lovely home with its fantastic view.  Margaret Wentworth led us in devotions and the program – taking highlights from the last two programs from our Blueprints lessons … Continue reading

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Woman’s Society Eat Out

All are welcome to join us! We’ll be eating at the Lion’s Pride 112 Pleasant Street, Brunswick Monday, August 15 at 6:00 PM To confirm your space, by Wednesday, August 10, please, or for more information, please contact Susan Wood … Continue reading

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Woman’s Society Report for June

By Angie Reed The Woman’s Society met on June 20, 2011 for a High Tea (light suppa) at the home of Dorothy and Ed Hinshaw.  12 women dined on cucumber sandwiches, beets, soda bread and jam, strawberries, cheesecake, among other … Continue reading

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2011 Annual Woman’s Society Yard Sale

Jo-an Jacobus This year’s annual Woman’s Society Yard Sale raised a record total of $1,789.75.  Customers and sales volunteers alike were pleased with the new pricing system for Jumble items.  Customers were invited to offer an amount they thought their … Continue reading

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Woman’s Society Meeting at Hinshaw’s June 20

The Woman’s Society will meet on Monday, June 20th at the home of Dorothy Hinshaw in Sumner.  She has asked that people attending arrive at 5:30 so she can serve tea.  Those who have had Dorothy’s tea before know it … Continue reading

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Woman’s Society Newsletter Report for May

By Angie Reed The Woman’s Society met on May 16, 2011 at Nancy Marstaller’s house. 15 women gathered for a devotional prayer by Dotty DeLoach, and a program by Sarah Sprogell. Sarah shared her experiences with Bobbie Jordan in the … Continue reading

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